Eurosport retains WSB until 2013

More live broadcasts promised a media group signs new three-year deal

Posted: 19 October 2009
by Visordown News

INFRONT Motor Sports and the Eurosport Group, the leading sports entertainment media group in Europe, have acquired the TV and digital rights to the FIM Superbike World Championship (SBK) for the 2010, 2011 and 2012 seasons, including support classes FIM Supersport World Championship and FIM Superstock 1000 Cup.

The new agreement with Eurosport Group will offer an increased number of Live broadcasts and broader pan-European coverage with 24 out of  26 races shown live or delayed on either Eurosport or Eurosport 2.

Each season, a total of 140 broadcast hours on Eurosport and Eurosport 2 will be dedicated to the three championships. The European rounds will also be available in high definition on Eurosport HD and Eurosport 2 HD.

Digital rights include all races from all championships including the Superpole qualification to be broadcast live and in full on Eurosport's online viewing service. The agreement also includes VOD, Catch-up TV and mobile rights

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